Tag: Church History

Chinese Church Voices

A Historic Church in Fujian Province Restored

The Mingdao Church in Fuzhou, with its long, rich history, is undergoing restoration. This post gives an update on that restoration.

Blog Entries

The Pilgrim Principle

Remembering Andrew Walls

While Walls identified strongly with the church in Africa, where he served as a missionary from 1957 to 1966, his scope was global. His reframing of Christian history brings a much-needed perspective to the stories we often tell about God’s mission in the world, including in China.

Blog Entries

China and the True Jesus

A Book Review

A fascinating look at the history of a little-known, indigenous church group in China.

Blog Entries

Serving with Wisdom in the Changing Ideology

The governing leadership in China over the years has been consistent, indeed almost predictable. And, as such, as we look at the history of mission and church development in China, we can foresee what Christians in Hong Kong will face in the new normal.

Lead Article

The Christian World They Made Together: 1850–1911

History of Chinese Christianity in North America (1)

The author explains the growth of the Chinese diaspora and Chinese immigration to the United States and Canada as well as the events that gave birth to North American Chinese Christianity.

ChinaSource Quarterlies

China’s Registered Church

One Body, One Spirit, One Hope
Vol. 22, No. 2

Autumn 2020

ChinaSource Perspective

Viewing the Registered Church through Different Lenses

With the media’s incessant focus on official persecution of the unregistered church in China, Fulton reminds us that it is often easy to forget the vibrant dimensions of Christian life playing out in China’s registered churches.

Lead Article

The Three-Self Patriotic Movement

Divergent Perspectives and Grassroots Realities

Vala addresses the history of TSPM churches and the distinction between them and house churches. He looks at their relationship over past years and describes what is happening with both today.

Editorials

Opening the Doors a Bit Wider

From the desk of the guest editor.

Blog Entries

Training Laborers for His Harvest

A Book Review

An exploration of William Milne’s mentorship of Liang Fa, the first ordained Chinese pastor.